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VOL. XIII. NO. 85. JAPANESE WAR GLOUO HANGS OVER CONGRESS Discussion of Naval Appropriation Develops Into Symposium of Possibilities of a strife. PLEADS FOR BIG NAVY Former Naval Officer Made Strong Speech But Argument!) He Ad? vanced Were Vigorously Opposed by Burton, a Friend of the President Roosevelt?Brownson Affair Crops Out. (Hy Astwolated Prcst ) WASHINGTON; l>. C. Feb. 1L?De? claring that mntiy members bad gone "navy mndt' when consideration a% the naval appropriation mil was re? sumed In the House today, .Mr. Gregg, of Terxas. opposed a gnat naval pro Kiam. I to charged mat Presttb.ni lioosevetl had an mute tiled nava, pol? icy; and that lit; win trying lo ioico It upon Congress. If, .Mr. G>*egg s.u?. the pico for four battleanlps was MIS) i on fear or a conflict won Japan, I Ho president's course hut been pocuiiae, hc-eausc, he Bald, as tne relations witti Japan on December IHOU, were moiu strained when he nskr<i lor one snip than on December .1, PJ07, when no ashed for four. The best proof thai this government dl !. not anticipate war with Japan was (ho fact, that the Atlantic lloet hut biMMi ordered to return from the pa? ct lie waters. In ft vIgOrOUS speech Mr. Ilobson, ol Alabama, npaln pleaded for four bat? tleships Instead of two. when an nKjrresMve nation, lie declared, in? vestigated Hie- uucsliotl of wliein.r ft. war was to be unoertaken or no:, lha> nation did nbt aalt about adminis? tration, maintenance and auxlllrlos, tmt II asked "how may battleships has the other nationV Even a margin of superiority in lighting ships, he aahX would tend ?.o conserve tin- pence. With only IflrflC more bttleshtps in 1V.*8. Mr. liobson said, the margin of superiority Be? tween Uio American and bpaniii^ tlreis Would have been such as io have made possible the settlement oi the, case by diplomacy. So important was tins matter ol su iVerlorlly, he said, that when Congress daggled over two batttesnips me safety of the nation was being tnfieu v.lth. Mr.. liobsoti again revelled to me alliance between Japan and fciugiann, and hinted at a possible union of the forces of these I wo .motions lu caiia dlnn waters. Mr. Hobson went so tar a*? to say that K,r>o,oun,ooo in battleships wouw have enabled the t inted Males to force Russia 10 evacuate AlanchUriH at Ihn time she agree,i- to do so, ami In that ens" the war between Kius'a and .13 pan would have boon aver;- ii. Hobson Sees War Ahead. "The war clouds are gatlicring. Mr. Hobson saht, "but A niter! cn couiu, by carrying out a. legitimate policy, prev.nt It. Ii is not a vision: il '8 not a dream. You and I enn do it. Let's begin by authorising four bat? tleships this year at tin- least." STr. Morton, or Ohio, was rather inclmeo to discount Mr. Hobson s predictions or wai-. "Notwithstanding the dire portents thai ihe war clouds nr.- gathering, ild he. "I am gratified) to notice m -t iquanamity and contentment prevail I,, ^n i iits chamber." lie could not, He said, listed to Air. trobson "without words oi cnipiiauc issont, I may even say. oi remise. ||The fin I ted. Statos; ho deem reo, was the forefront of modern eivili/.a i, and Instead of engaging in war ? had made peace between nations, referred io President Itooaovett s t In effecting peace between luis ' """,( aritT Japan, and said mat not one 'jr twenty battleships nan nnyining 11 ' VJ do with tiiat peace. It was accom? plished rather thronen a reliance in his fairness and the jtistie ? an t 1 disinter- stedness of the American p6D I'( pie. he declared, which would ti.i>'< ^ born swept away If no had bad Mono 'ambitious which belong to a country having a great navy nnil seeking to _t( dominate nie nations or the earth.' Sympathy as an Arament. Sympathy, lie said, was n tacior \.1 more potent tiian armaments, and no \\ nation now could nffonl lo impose ^| upon a wfflk people. The public, opm (Coiitlnu?id on f??-/wl "itD 1 M'FARWND PUf BRUT I COIAPLULVI OUT IN SIXTfij One Time Light Weight Champion I Had No Show at All (rom Time He Entered Ring. tRy Associated Prosa.) 1 SAN FRANCISCO, t'AL.. April lt.?' . "Packey" McFurlaiuL of Ctili-ago. Ilghtwotght, whipped "Jimmy'! Itriu In the sixth round ibis afternoon in thetr jtwenty round pu?llsilo contest at iColtna. Brill was knocked to the floor three lime in the (lfth and tdxth rounds by itowerful right hand blows 'on the point of tin- jaw. lie took the count of nine twice and after I ho timekeeper had counted live on the third fall. Briit's father Jumped Into 'tin- ring and waved McFarland away. McFnrlnnd outclassed Brltl from start to finish. Brill d'd not seem to gunge his blow's and displayed much weakness In the clinches and eloso lighting. Me Fail and. on the other hand bail remarkable spi ed, his judgment of distances wa s good and he displayed great punching power. SHOPLIFTING CHARGED. York County Negress Arrested by Pa trolmrn Chcwning. Agnes Terry, a young nogross of Y irk county, was arrested at Wool Worth's five and ten cent store. Wash incton avenue near Twenty-flflh street, yesterday afternoon by Pa? trolman Chewnlhg on the charge of larceny. It is- alleged thai she stole several articles from the store; The prisoner was locked hp at the station hou.-" lo await a hearing In lite police court tomorrow. ; Killed Oolsen In Cold Ploc-d. MOPlFOl K. V.V. April 11 ?The con? fession left by Loo C. Thurman nhd] r>noned today was (hat ho murdered] bis room-mate Walter P. Holsen, in cold blood: Hint his former "contort slen" was fiction, and 'hat HoPvn was a .'perfect gentleman.'1 , Tl-.e confession, a lengthy document was not given to the papers, it will printed nnd sold for the benefit of Thurmhn's mother. :ft BRHUOiFEBfNGE I _ Governors ar,ij Dlsllnguishsd Clli im to Me?t wi h President. J J. Hill TO BE LEA?INC SPEAKER i Railroad Man Will Talk on Relation . of Rail nnd Water Transportation? Giover Cleveland and William Jen? nings Brym to be There. (By Associated Press) WASllNIOTON, l>- K. April 11.? .lames J. Hill, chairman of the board of directors of the (ireat Northern. I Railroad, Will make one of the lead ling addresses at the White House con iforeuco of governors in May. ou the I conservation of natural resources. His I subject will be "The Relation Between IRail and Water Transportation." it Is understood Mr. Hill's subject will I b-ad him Intq a discussion of the com I pa rat Ivo relations between the rail? roads and canals of this country. Mr. Hill i.-r one of the nve distinguished I citizens who have been personally j invited to attend the conference. The 'others are Grover Cleveland, William [Jennings Bryan, .lohn Mitchell and i Andrew Carnegie, These guests, with (the governors of the stales, will 1" entertained by President Roosevelt I at dinner on the evening of May 12. i The .sedslotl will begin the follow IIiis morning. The plan is to hold two sessions a day for three days. Presi? dent Heosevelt will open the confer' enco with an address, nhil he Is also I expected io preside at each session If not throughout each session. The i meetings will lie held in the 'Kirs' Room" of the White House, i indications hlrendy are thai the ; room will be crowded. Each gov? ernor will be attended by throe dele? gates and some forty great national organizations will be represented. Cabinet members, the justices of the Supreme Court, and members Of Con? gress and the Inland waterways coin! mission have been invited, and ar? rangements will also be made for the hccomodallon of newspaper and ma? gazine writers. 1 The importance of the conference and Its nolablo personnel, as well as its non-pnrtlson character, is lrtdlcnt-1 ed bv the fact II-..it II happens Ihati iiracticiilly all -.f the Republican nnd Democratic presidential p?shibtl?tios are on the Invitation list. Secreta? ries Taft and Cortelyon will he there in capacity as cabnel members. Knnx and l.aFollet'e are invited as senators | Falrl'.inks and Cannon have rccelVed Invitations because of their positions n? presiding officers of ll\e two Hons-', jscs ef Congress. Hughes " 111 he on1 hand as fho governor of Now York.' Bryan Is mio ef the five to receive a persons] Invitation, Johnson has Hie same standing as Hughon.'hy vir tiic cf being governor of Minnesota. Judge Gray Will attend as a delegate from Delaware. NEWPORT N fHERE WILL BE SECOND REPUBLICAN GATHERING Disatisfled Members of ihe 9.O.P. to Hold District Convention May 13, Stale Convention Kay 14. Lenders of Movement Say it It Unfair to Force Nominations on States Which Have to Elect President. Nc. grocg Issue Call Fci* an Independent Convention. ItlCILMUNI), v.v. April 11.?tlie Itichmoiid Nows-Lbhder ims ovching says: | 'f'I'horo is an clcniont of tlio Hcpiio licaii paiiy winch is not B.ltirilicu with the notion of the convention in the cl|y of Lyncltborg or the action! 01 the d I at r let con vent Icn. | "Du the authority ol one or the best ? known itcpubllcans. in tho city, h ' man who line all his lifo nhiintcd wun 1 I'iii Itcptlblicnit party, a wntte man. i Tim ,\ ws-l.etidcr is authorised t?> mal? tho aiiuouiiccm.nl mat each 01 the ten congressional districts ol the State will hold con v. ni inns .May \i ami nnine two delegates ami iwo al? ternates to the Chicago convention, to ho followed the next day wun a con vciitlnn tu tlii i city to name tour dele gat s at largo and four alternates lor the came 10 the Chicago convention. "It is understood Hint the voters in eich county are In hold a miss me i llig In each county uno to nanio ihej delegates who are to como to ims city. Ttie geiitteiiinn who Informed 'I'hC News-Leader ol inc proposed conventions says tti.it a gontienuin who attended the convention It 11 Lynchburg. from the Valley ol v:: gtnla, and who witnessed me piueccd Ings, declared that it was a conven? tion ot postmasters, district aiiorncjt,. Collectors of internal revenue, mar? shals and ihetr deputies and assist-, ants and underlings tor tin- beheut I or tho postumstem, thb district at tornoys, the marshals, the collectors of internul revenue, inelr dsputlCb, assistants and Underlings.' Valley Man Leading. "The gentleman In ilita city Bayal that the Valley man in at the beau! of the movement, and mat tile Statt ! convention t<> bo !>< i.TTh uns ciiy will not bo in tho interest of any candidate or candidates for oitlcti tii fur tho beetll of the office holders. "'The ground taken by the mover' of ibi.; convention, said me gentle? man, 'are against any instructions. They are also against the delegation from Ihe States Whfcb do not ensL their electoral vote tor the Itcpuullcan nomine being sent to tne national con? vention to name u man for presid'en' Who h:'S to be elected by lllo VOlOi or those states wtio do not favor tn man who may lie fojfti (1 on thcth by the operations, th-> mnrhinuuo'r and tho BOltdlly of the offlce-oldihg clique, it the candidate to be nomi? nated at Chicago Is to be ?iecled ? > certain Stales, it Is not right. Jr.s; or proper that the States which have n< v.-r cn.-l a vole lor I ? ItcpubltCU.: nominee should go lo.the convention ami lore- en Ihoso States a caillllOltl'J who is not wanted?iiinl Is. who is not the man beat Mined to the wishes of me Itcpiiblican State?. "It Is not ?oll!? loo far to s-iy tn.n tie-i,? is a large element of colorea voters Idciitlilcd with this movement and that tho negro, 'who was politi? cally distiihrlted at tho Lyhcburg con vent Ion,' will lend his support to Hie new movement. The convention to meet in tills city is to send a dele? gation to Chicago which win contest Hit delngat tonal already named oy me several districts and the flelcgart's at largd named at Lynchburg. Too Many Office Holders. There is a strong sentiment that i nc office holders had prearranged ev crylltlng for uie Lynchburg Conven? tion, it is true mat many or tno^e whose names appear on the P'ly rolls of the government were couspii joim on th? stage, end it is atso true !?'?'? thty were made to reel that there were others I ban office holders 111 tlic convention. It is pointed on: tnal i>. Ilrown Allen, delegate at large; ,\;. I. Eli right, a deputy in me office r,t Marshal Treat, are among those who go to Chicago, it is also known that Mr. Cleaves, a deputy tor Mr. Alien, made a hard light lor his rnier, ;,, v Summers, Internal revenue collector at Ablngdon, was chairman of tti EWS, VA., SUNDAY, , coinmlttro on resolutions, The anttp? alhy tor I ho office hnliicts was shown when Thema i Lojj Moore, district ?t tornoy for tho western illtitnct ul \ir I gjnlu, on.I-nook to Ri't intaugn a rctpicttl for Ihe iity\hstructed din:not I delegates to vote for Talt, iVc iv.'so lutloii being declared 'owl of order. Ii loDkH like old-time polltleu nro to b practiced between Hie ttiy wlilics end Hie voters III largo. Negroes Will Hold Convention. James Hayes, n trading colnraa it. pi blican, n;iH prepare1 a general cull for a state convention to bo bcid in Itlrhmond Cti May-IM, to elei a i..I; hot of/delepstw to me Nallc:-ii Republican convention, which meet* in Chicago. The colored Itepui.llcanc an -Its satlullcd with the action or tti ? white Republicans in Rhuttlng them out of Ute proceedings at the Lynch burg convention, ?,;;J tntH propose.! I convention will emicavor to g? t its delegates some recognition on tis. I floor of Ihe national convention. I nu call will he sent broadcast throtiga out the Stat". RECEIVERS JVAMtD FOR EAST COAST LUMBER CO j Amount Involved in Failure is Said to Be a Half Million Dollars. (Special To The Dally Dross.) RICHMOND, \A, April IL?JudgeI Waddill, of Bio t lil'teo Slates I Mat net Court, ttii'i afternoon named rceoiv i rs for Iho K'tsl Coast I.umher ( otn I pony, at lloydton', ami it. %. Cogniii | Individually. Cogflill t" president .itte insolvent tlrm. i lie aggrogipoj amount Invoi/Ct'l in the two cases] 'Is approximately hull a million uoi'-l tars, and I Mi ease is ihe mrg' st re- . corded In tills city in in my years. I j The reef Ivors for ihe corporation, are i*. H. c. Cah ti. John a. Lame, , Henry It. Miller and It. S. KultOn.I I The appolntcoa ape nil ol this pity, I whero the main bffices ol Ine cor-1 j porattou have bet-p located tor some! , time. i Each n.'celver ;a bond 111 the sum | j'of SnU.OPQ each. T ? application lor ! tHe receivers for tl East t;onsi Lum? ber Company 'xA'ryinuo by v.. K. Temple. WilH?> tfttfutro At Son nun I the Clius" Clt> iirflfr' are Company, au located in Mecklenburg county. STANDARD OIL COMPANY BARRED FROM TENNESSEE Supreme Court Rendered Decision j Against Trust for Restraining < Trade?Appeal Will be Taken. (By Associated Press) NASH\LHLK. TKN.V. April 11 ? By the Judgment oi ihe sunremi Court of Nashville in an exhaustive opinion delivered today by Justlee M. M. Nctil, tlm standard Oil Conip.it.v is ousted from the Ststo ot I'ennes see for the nets <it this company at Uallutlll, Ti nn.. In restrainniB trttde. The counsel for Iho company nave jtakin an appeal Jo the United dtateJ ? Supreme Court. TERRIFIC WIND STORM HITS NEW YORK CITY Five Men Are Known to Have Mel Their Death During the Fierce Gale. (By Associated Press) j NICW YORK, April 11.?five moil are known to have lost innir live-, la number ot boatmen are reported I missing, and dozens of persons wen j injured today in it furious wind storm I which set in here this afternoon. Til* wind's velocity accordftig to tii<- lor,.: I weather bureau ranged generally ne I twecu forty ami fifty miles an Oil' lint at limes was as high und sixty I miles. I Pedestrians Buffered much diaconi Jfort tiesiib s being in esnsiant datige' from falling signs, shutters, awning' and othrr articles which were ion, from tin Ir fastenings. Two men met death from tills cause, John O'Brien, tin expressman, of jersey City, ami Thomas Tal hot, of Brooklyn a Bpeciai pollct man. A boat containing three nu u was seen to upset In lore the wind In Pol ham bay, but those on shore at mo j moment could do nothing and wen ; forced to see (he inert drown, j Owners or boil bouses reported to iho police lute tonight mat a number j ot their small boats, hired to usher I men. nnd not returned, and they fear 10.1 the occupants were lost. Gould Still Champion. (By Associated Press) NWW YORK. April 1 L?Jay Could, the national court tennis champion to? day successfully defended his title, [defeating Eustace If. Miles, of London till four sets, C-2, C- J, 1-6, ti-.'i. APRIL 12, l!H)H. Ii. gduld ano her= prince weq and sail Claimed lliat They Were United In Marrlaye by a New Jer? sey Justice ol Peace. DEPART OH SEPARATE STEAMERS To Meet in Italy and Atter dc Sayan Hau Recc ved Special Dispensation From Pope They Will Have a Chu.-ch Marriage?She Will Retain Her Fortune- in Full. (Uy Associated I'resa.i MOW YOllK, April 1:.?.vtnd.imc Aunt could, tho former Countess u i Castrllanc, with her children ami hei servants, sailed lor Ihe Medttcrrsncii-i iu tin* stenmor Kaiser Kroderlck Der llrosac inia morning. Vvncii the Kai? ser dropped down Ihe Hll Mill an-i psas.'d tho BlcaniNhlp Si. rani, whicn was slipping iis moorings for a voy ? age to ICuropo, Madame llotild was on 'leek, w iving toward a lall cninii siast ,who hold on<> hauu over ms lieuH, ami who was on ine dock 61 ihe other ship. This person was me "Prince" He Sagau, the Kronen spcn,t iiti-iir. who followed Madame Home to this country, Importuning her to miry him. Now, II Is said, tiny are safely msrrletl, a Jersey Justice of the peace having ptrfonneu Hie cere? mony. Madahio llould, through h-r immun, Mr. and MM, Tyler Morso, the latin nil match-makers, Issued a statemooi that she was pen her engaged nor married. Their fri?ims uctjove other wire, and regard this statinem a.; a eieve,- sidestepping bl the tacts. Tho ceremony terminated tho engagement and Inasmuch as (hi re |s to tie a wi d ding iu Italy. Ihe Prince and Maroni? G?uld'do not regard themSotvea as wedded. l-'or thla rwuson tto-y satlSUl on different steanvers. De Sagau, as soon as he lauds in Huropo, will luisteu by rail to Italy. Tin re he w ill meet Madame llould, Will Have to Get Dispensation. Tho Prince hau a most important mission In Italy before his campaign for the hand and millions ol UK American heiress Is crowned with vic? tory- He must obtain the dispensation of the church necessary to his ntsrry lug a divorced woman, mere being .10 recognition of divorce in ino Roman Catholic church without sanctum uy the Pope. That Do Sagau tu coi.-'dcni ef obtaining the papal sanction to ->ii religious marriage with Madame Could is assorted by their menus New York. The Prince talked ol t'ns matter while here. 'I'll.- seioiKi ceremony will he per? formed In Italy and the Prince and his bride will remain in tiun country lor the honey moon. Une rejiort .8 that they will not return to I'T.nicc for a number of inontha, hut win live in retirement in a vllia outside of Naples. Sailed Under Assumed Name. Ma time Qould stilled under thp name of "Mrs. Chapman,' her trunks, were sent from the St. Itcgts to the steamer as those of "Mrs. Matter son." She made a valiant effort lo outwit the corps of reporters wno wci ? in constant watch for her no pnrturo for Kurope. Prince Heile in? dulged iu a facetious turn or mind by billing himself as ??Hodge, unu-r which name ho boarded the si. l'aut. Madame Could will not be Hamper? ed by the Could family as to finan? cial matters. She will enjoy fo tue full her income, hut this provision privilege was not granted her until she by her promise, pleading and ar gu'omerit nnde It plain that she would l.eep ii tight string on her purse, ana thai the Could fortune would not silt through lli<- freely spending lingers of lie Sagan. CATCH NEGRO, ALLEGED SLAYER OF I T. TOOD Eight Persons Suspected of Being Implicated in Murder of Lu nenburg Man. M Kit Kit It IN, VA.i April II.?At last some clue has been discovered SR 10 the murderers of John T. Wood at NiltbUAh, l.unenliurg county, two or three weeks ago. A negro <>r the name of lleasley was arrested last night on suspicion, ou search of his prenitaos wer*? found several things belonging to Mr. Wood, among IhOlll t?? - Hi v; tils trunk ami sonic ol his clothing. I lleasley will say nothing, being 1119 most ignorant man. apparently, about ? iho WViv1: affair Ihul can be round. Mo is now in jail ai Lu'ncnhurg Loon h<iuse. ad sufficient proof nas been secured against huh. II Is reported thai there were eight in tho psrty that rauracr d Mr. Wood wllb an uxX) and then biirucu t his body, tour ?t I hem being on noise. Uick and lour on foot. MRS. ALICE WEBB DUKE LANQUISHES IN JAIL Arrested for Passion Worthless Checks In Chicago?Unable to Fur- I nidi Da I Bond. Illy Associated Press! CHICAGO, ILL., April II.--Mr*. Al? ice Webb Duke, the divorced wile ot llrodlo L Puke, or the American To? bacco Company, who was hrrosti .1 last night on ihe charge or passing forged checks, wsh today held tri await Hie action of the grand Jury In bonds ol SL',000. Mie was nnutiic lo give surely nnd was son) to tue county Jail, Mrs, Duke did m>i deny thn| the signature to 11?-? enccks was h,vr own, but she said innt because | ot sickness rhe was not roponstbto for her nci Ions at the time the cheeks were passei'i She also claimed that sh-> was be lug persecuted by tin- American to? bacco Company. 'litrough her attorney she ?fteren to restore 1W0 full amount 01 the forget checks, which totalled Vie, but tno court took no cognisance 01 the prop? osition. Ralph Glaze to Coach For V. M. I. LEXINGTON, V.V, April lt.?itnipn Glare, Iho old Dartmouth tootnaii [player, now a inrmber of the Boston. American League t leti's pitching stun, has been secured by Virginia. Military Institut" au coach ot the loot bat I j team for the coming season. tiia7.it while at Dartmouth playbtij end on the learn, and one year was thotton us one or tne all-American ends by Walter Lamp. St M'lGDnlEHn Big BaUteshlp Fleet Begins last Leg ot Its First Journey. ROYAL WELCOMES MHI1I1G THER All of the California Tov/ns Along the Coats Eager to Give the Officers und the Men the Time of Their Lives? San Diego Gaily Decorated. (By Associated Press) SAN ?IEJ0O, April il.?The Atlan? tic fleet of it; battloshlps1 began today the last leg of its originally plannod cruise from Hampton Roads to the Golden Gate, The four divisions of the fleet weighed anchor at four this afternoon and three quarters of an hour later were threading their way out of Magdalena nay In tue wake of the flagship Connecticut. On ihe llag slllp wnu Rear Admiral Charles M. Thomas, who began the Journuy to tho Paeitle as head of the second squadron, but who was promoted to chief command during the enforced absence of Rear Admiral Evans. Sailing in single column formation according to dispatches, the ships passed Sail Rock and rounding Hn trade Point, one of tin- headlands marking the galewaj to the harbor, turned in a long circle to the north. The si* black hulled destroyers or the torpedo flotilla gave 11 parting salute to the big WhltO vessels. An easy journey of K20 milea lies before the lb-el. which is scheduled to anchor off Corontfdo Reach at one o'clock 011 Tuesday afternoon. Admiral Thomas has allowed 119 hours for the ran up the coast, re? quiring an average of only nine knots an hour. The ships left Magdalena at the usual cruising speed of 10 knots, however. When the ships reach San Fran? cisco they will have logged n.fitif? knots since their departure from Hampton Roads on December Ifi last. Every coast city from San Diego' lo San Kranelseo Ik lo see the fleet during the next four weeks. It having been arranged that nil points whore| no stop is scheduled, the shins will, pass as close lo shore as possible. I Preparations for the four .day's1 slnv of Ihe ships at San Diego are complete. Tho city Is gaily decorated willC lings and patriotic bunting. In this' city of 10.000 inhabitants, a fund of nearly $20.000 has been raised for the entertainment of the officers and men of the navy. Fair Sunday, cooler In nouth caat portion; Monday fair, warm in the Interior, freah to brltk northwest winda becom? ing variable. PKlCK TWO CENTS HUGHES ENDORSEMENT ONLYJLf_HEnBIE? New York [\u Republicans WIM for Their Governor But Not (or Loin NO ENWmSM IU CONVENTION It Was Only After an Open Strife Waa Averted That the Resolut.uns En dorslng Hughes For the Presidency WeHo Allowed to De Introduced In the New York Convention. (Hy Associated Press) NBW YOUK, April 11.?UOVoiit >t Charles K. Hughes was endorsed as ?'> New Yorks Itepublleau candidate for president by ihnt party's btate ' Convention in id today, and ihe four ? delegates ai large, with tneir alter- '? nates, elected to tlie Cnicago national Itepublleau convrntton wero instruct? ed to use nil honorable means lo bring about his nomination. The four delegates at nu-go are: '9 General Stewart I,. Woouford, ex Mayor Seth Lowe, of mm city. Kren? ertck it. Ilnzraud, ol Syracuse, ami IS, II. Butler, of lluitato. Tie.? convention?tne thirteenth lie.a | by the Itepubllcnh parly to elect dot- /' OROtr-s at largo-ffo a national con von ft in- -was a repetition in Its distinc? tive feat up? of the ,,ue idea conven? tion of ixHti wnen iiohcoo Conkimg sought vainly tu havo noi only too dclcga.ti h at large, hut tne congres? sional del< gales also Inutmcletl tor i'lyKttM 8, Uran i. Kx-Siato Senator Kdgnr T. ttrocK ett, of Saratoga, president 01 tat) Hughes state League, precipitated i sharp debate by presenting u minorpy 'r>onort ftoin the committee on reso? lutions to amend tho resolution en? dorsing tiovcrnor Hughes and to in? struct tlw delegates at largo lo worn ! for film and the other delegates to *"|>orfllBlrnlly labor for Ilia nomination until a nomination is made, j Wien the debate had reached 'point of spirited tension, HpeuKrr <>t the Assembly Wads worth moved nisi The question ol adopting tho majority ! report of the committee on roioiu tiouii, containing the endorsement 01 Governor Hughes along tne lines ol jtho convention cflCoracineiM. of Levt V. Morion In isyii and tnal 01 I'resi I dent Uoosevelt in MOO, lie put 111 tn.i [convention and this majority rejajri j was adopted hy a viva voce vole. WcMcher.ter Rebelled Against Hughe* Premonitions ot a lurbuirnt session were felt hefuro the opening of tun: convention when tne \\ eatcnest** county delegation at a caucus deemed ' 10 ptotect against tne endorsement I of Hughes by voting against ins Hughes resolution nudi declaring lor I an iininstructed d-eiegatlon. This plan was nullllle<i by the un I expected action of Senator liraeKOtt In submitting his minority report. In meeting this situation Die major Hy of the convention adopt) d the plat- ? form by a viva, vooo vote and tne NVostchcster delegation lost a"it |chance as a delegation against to* 11 ughes endorse men t. The new it publican State commit? tee elected at. Hie convention tooay lield a brief session immediately atu.r the adjournment ot tho convention and re-elected former Lioutenan I Governor .Timothy U Woodruff a? chairman. Nothing Specific in Platform, ltcltcving that the platform loi'c shadowed the plnttorm that would ha adopted by the Chicago National Ko,~ publican convention more tnan use Interest attached to Its reeomtuenea iloiiii. which weiv conllned practicftlw j to national issues. The platform 0'? dorses In strong terms tne admin? istration ot President itooaeveii and Governor Hughes and commends tt'i policies or the Federal administra? tion. A revision or the tariff is favotc ind the action of Congress 111 deciiii big lo revise the tariff i5y piece ni'.i Is endorsed. Ch.mgos are advocatcd 111 tno cu reney laws to pr?Hia> a more elasl and satisfactory m'onetary system, j While tho committee on resolution?, waa ?t 111 engaged on the parly plat? form Ihe artenioon session had been !< ailed to order and tho eonvnuttco on credentials had made Its report ann the committee, on pcrmanont organ1 zallon had announced the selection of Congressman J. Sherman, ol unotdap; as permanent chairman.